Sophisticated Woman Magazine_April 2021

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publisher's note

Celebrating A Sense Of Renewal APRIL IS A TIME to celebrate spring and a sense of renewal. A year after COVID-19 dramatically disrupted our world and altered how people connect, live and do business, we may finally be able to enjoy the rebirth we’ve all been waiting for. In

this

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edition,

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look

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the

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accomplishments of our community members during one of the most difficult years in recent memory and are excited to announce the winners of The Northshore`s Best! Be sure to see who won. As always, we encourage you to support local businesses and community endeavors any way you can. The story of Enterprising Woman, Angela Cox Williams, Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, spotlights one such local entrepreneur that has thrived through difficult times. On page 16, read how Angela has become a stronger and more compassionate counselor through her life

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experiences and found joy in achieving a rewarding work/life balance. Every spring we honor the past year’s cover girls at our Hats Off Luncheon while supporting a local nonprofit. Due to last year’s restrictions, we were unable to have our event. This year we’ll celebrate both our 2019 Winner and reveal the 2020 Enterprising Woman of the Year on May 14 at Benedict’s in Mandeville. All proceeds from our silent auction will be donated to Token of Love, a Covington based nonprofit that helps women overcome abuse, addiction and human sex trafficking. Go to sophisticatedwoman.com for

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tickets and to cast your vote. See all the inspiring role models who’ve graced our cover in 2020 and vote for your favorite.

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